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Sorry, Conservatives: There's No Mention of Capitalism in Our Constitution
Business  (tags: capitalism, US law, Constitution, wages, income, economics )

Freya
- 196 days ago - alternet.org
The low-wage worker movement has underscored a serious lack of understanding of basic economics by most Americans.
Sadistic Capitalism: Six Urgent Matters for Humanity in Global Crisis
Business  (tags: capitalism, exploitation, poverty, economic injustice, income inequality, greed, oppression )

Freya
- 239 days ago - truth-out.org
In these mean streets of globalized capitalism in crisis, it has become profitable to turn poverty and inequality into a tourist attraction.
Robert Reich's Hilarious Crusade to Save Capitalism and America's Middle Class (Part 1)
Business  (tags: capitalism, corporations, wages, workers, middle class )

Freya
- 321 days ago - alternet.org
'The economy has worn me down,' said the 4-foot-11-inch former labor secretary. "Before the Great Recession I was 6-foot-2."
Wealth of Richest 1% 'Equal to Other 99%
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, economy, money, SustainableDevelopment, Capitalism, Free market, Competion, Future of Capitalism, Oxfam, marketing, foreclosures, Global capital, one percent, The rich )

Steven L
- 325 days ago - bbc.com
The richest 1% now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined, according to Oxfam. It uses data from Credit Suisse from October for the report, which urges leaders meeting in Davos this week to take action on inequality. What free market?
Forget the Market Plunge. This Year, the Global People Plunge Continues
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Robert Reich, Joseph Stiglitz, Inequality, Capitalism, China )

Judy
- 339 days ago - commondreams.org
Though global stocks peformed gymnastics on Monday, the real problem remains this for working- and middle-class people: The economy is rigged.
Twenty-First-Century Fascism: Private Military Companies in Service to the Transnational Capitalist Class
Business  (tags: Ashcroft, Bilderberger, Billionaires, Capitalism, Class War, Contractors, Empire, Globalization, Military, Power, Private Armies, Private Military, Tcc Transnational Capitalist Class, Trilateral Commission )

Judy
- 414 days ago - opednews.com
The transnational capitalist class (TCC), as the capitalist elite of the world, dominate nation-states through international trade agreements and transnational state organizations (eg. the World Bank, the Bank for International Settlements, and the IMF).
In Fiery Speeches, Francis Excoriates Global Capitalism
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, Sustainable Development, capitalism, economy, exploitation )

Evelyn
- 516 days ago - nytimes.com
Francis has such a strong sense of urgency "because he has been on the front lines with real people, not just numbers and abstract ideas," Mr. Schneck said.
10 Potential Alternatives To The Conventional Capitalist System
Business  (tags: capitalism, banking, companies, economics, communities, energy, sustainability )

Freya
- 530 days ago - listverse.com
Some believe our current system of economic organization is starting to fail us, but other than the horrors of Communist collectivism, what alternatives do we really have? As it turns out, there are quite a few.
Warren Buffett: America's Leading Predatory Home Lender?
Business  (tags: Warren Buffett, capitalism, mobile homes, Berkshire Hathaway, Clayton Homes )

Judy
- 610 days ago - dailykos.com
Buffett is frequently regarded as one of the too few bright spots in what might be called progressive capitalism. Why is Buffett now also being called one of America's leading predatory home lenders?
Breaking The Spell Of The Corporate State
Business  (tags: Capitalism, Corporatism, mental health, Society )

Judy
- 702 days ago - popularresistance.org
Author Thomas Sheridan (2011) pointed to the existence of a small minority in present society who are in positions of power and manifest what he characterizes as a predatory consciousness.
Radical New Economic System Will Emerge From Collapse of Capitalism
Business  (tags: capitalism, radical new economic system, death of capitalism, sustainability, collaborative commons, Jeremy Rifkin )

Judy
- 750 days ago - theguardian.com
"We are seeing the final triumph of capitalism followed by its exit off the world stage and the entrance of the collaborative commons," Rifkin predicts.
How Billionaires Like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and Sam Walton Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: billionaires, greed, Koch Brothers, robber barons, Democracy, plutocracy, capitalism )

Freya
- 820 days ago - alternet.org
The Koch brothers are only the most conspicuous among a whole tribe of "self-made" billionaires who imagine themselves architects or master builders of a revamped, rehabilitated America. The resurgence of what might be called dynastic or family capitalism
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 824 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
Corporatism Stifles Innovation
Business  (tags: innovation, invention, economics, capitalism, corporations, corporatism )

Freya
- 860 days ago - altheadlines.com
For an economy to grow and create actual wealth, innovation is a bedrock component in the development of enhanced prosperity. Prosperity is an intriguing concept. Simply making and accumulating money falls short of establishing a successful economic model
 

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